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Old 12 June 2016, 11:30   #1
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[REQUEST] implement Windows variables paths

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For an easy portability of WinUAE directory (with all ROMS, FS, data files etc.) could you implement Windows variable path support (%USERPROFILE% etc.)? E.g.:

My usual WB "PICS:" volume assigned to "C:\Users\my_name\Pictures" --> "%USERPROFILE%\Pictures"
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Old 12 June 2016, 13:08   #2
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Good idea!
At least, allow to enter %XXX% values in file/dir/volume selectors from interface and do not resolve them immediately (or this is useless)

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Old 13 June 2016, 20:46   #3
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This may not be that simple change. Same file access functions are used to read "PC files" and Amiga directory filesystem files.
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Old 14 June 2016, 01:20   #4
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Probably the resolution of these variables should be done at config load time rather than at file access given that this is purely a host thing.

Moreover that would allow other config variables to use Windows/host environment variables which could be quite useful.
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Old 28 June 2016, 21:40   #5
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Probably the resolution of these variables should be done at config load time rather than at file access given that this is purely a host thing.
But then saving config will save expanded paths which most likely is not what user wanted.
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